Dr Rashid Ayyub Islahi completed his traditional degree in the Islamic Sciences from the Islamic seminary of Madrasatul Islah, India. He graduated from the Islamic University of Madinah and studied at the Umm al-Qura University in Makkah. He completed his PhD at the University of Glasgow in the Philology of Hadith.
Over the last 37 years, Dr Rashid Ayyub Islahi has been working in academia, education, and religious and spiritual care for the NHS. He has taught a wide range of courses for adults, with a particular focus on comparative Fiqh, Aqeedah, Usul al-Tafseer and pre-Islamic ancient literature. He has been delivering weekly lectures on Selected Surahs from the Qur’an at the London Central Mosque.